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Top Safety Improvement Measures for the 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in the UK (With Infographics)

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<a href="https://active-workwear.co.uk/blogs/news/safety-improvement-measures"><img src="//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0690/6913/files/Active_Workwear_dangerous_jobs_6b3bf637-a6e4-4a0c-b681-2ce28b87bf21.jpg?v=1551406119" alt="Top Safety Improvement measures for the 10 most dangerous jobs in the UK" border="0"></a> When you think of the most dangerous jobs, your mind will probably drift to a firefighter, lion tamer, stunt man or even zookeeper!  Surprisingly, however, yes for all dangerous in nature, these positions aren’t actually the most dangerous jobs you could have.  The jobs in our list below are probably roles you wouldn’t expect to see on the list as the majority of these roles are actually considered low-risk sectors.  Below, we’ve explored these roles in more detail as well as the workplace improvements...

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Snickers Workwear Spring Collection

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Even in the middle of snowfall and gale force winds, we are, come rain or shine, heading into spring and summer, and with this in mind, workwear just like fashion, changes.  Snickers Workwear is one of the leading brands in the industry providing a range of workwear based products suitable for any trade.   Staying cool while also staying safe with the clothing you wear is a vital part of the innovation process that Snickers go through to produce clothing that meets the requirements of skilled craftsmen everywhere.  In this post we’re going to look at some of the latest Snickers products on the market and what makes...

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The Structure of Safety Boots

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When you’re out on a job site and need the protection of workwear safety boots, it becomes imperative to understand what to look for to get the optimal protection. In this post, we’ve collected everything that you need to know about a safety boot’s structure.  That way, you’ll know exactly what to look for in your next Active Workwear pair of worksite safety boots.   If you are in the market for a new pair of men’s safety boots or women’s safety boots, read on to find out what to look for when shopping.   The Upper  This is the section of the shoe that protects the top of your foot, the toes, the sides of the foot and your heel. It...

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Active Workwear Guide to EN397 - Industrial Safety Helmets (Hard Hat)

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Active Workwears Guide to EN397 - Industrial Safety Helmets (Hard Hat)

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Safety Boot Ratings Explained

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Definition  We take safety very seriously in the United Kingdom, but what do all those different safety boot ratings mean? It can be bewildering if you’ve never really looked into it before. However, never fear, at Active Workwear, we believe that our clients deserve to understand all safety boot standards and ratings.  This is why we’ve compiled this list of safety footwear ratings and gone on to explain what each one means.   The International Organization for Standardization originally defined the minimum safety boot standards that we'll cover here. When it comes to protective footgear in Europe, the standard is set at EN ISO 20345:2011.   There were a few updates to this standard, but the most...

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